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Vlora-Shkodra Railway to Undergo Rehabilitation

Vlora-Shkodra Railway to Undergo Rehabilitation

TIRANA, January 21 A project on the rehabilitation of Vlora-Shkodra has begun. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Energy (MIE) Artan Shkreli during the weekend. Shkreli made the announcement on Facebook. “The project execution phase on the rehabilitation of Vlora-Shkodra railway began...

Photos: Snow Coats Albania

Photos: Snow Coats Albania

TIRANA, January 10 With the exception of capital city Tirana, heavy snowfalls hit the entire country from north to the south. Social media has been gushing with photos of Albanian cities and villages in their winter glory. Gjirokastra Photo credit: Evis Imeraj Photo Credit: Te falem...

The Best Shkodra Bike Tours

The Best Shkodra Bike Tours

TIRANA, November 22 Shkodra facts Photo Credit: Lu Photography Three rivers: Buna, Drini, and Kir Shkodra Lake, the largest lake in the Balkan Peninsula and the Albanian part is designated and listed as a Managed Nature Reserve and Ramsar site. Located 86km away from Tirana,...

Outdoor Activities in Northern Albania, Explore Shkreli Park

Outdoor Activities in Northern Albania, Explore Shkreli Park

TIRANA, November 7 Known as the gate to the Albanian Alps, Shkreli that was proclaimed a regional nature park in 2015 is an all-year-round destination. Located about 20 km from the city of Shkodra, between Thethi National park and Shkodra Lake, Shkreli Park is loved...

Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region

Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region

TIRANA, October 30 Know your signature Albanian products by region from the heights of the Accursed Mountains to the clementine orchards of Konispoli. The Albanian products that most foreigners recognize are grappa, olive oil, aromatic and medical herbs, chestnuts, etc. Yet there’s a wide range...

Traditional Crafts Important for Local Economic Development

Traditional Crafts Important for Local Economic Development

TIRANA, August 9 Traditional craftsmanship, food, and items offer wide opportunities for employment and economic empowerment in the tourism industry. The Artisans Fair, one of the local festivals held during the tourist season, was organized in Velipoja area, northwestern Albania. Handmade products, bio food, wine...

KESH to Make the Future Brighter with Innovative RE Solution

KESH to Make the Future Brighter with Innovative RE Solution

TIRANA, May 29 For the first time in Albania, one single power plant facility will be used for renewable energy generation from two different sources of energy. The Albanian Power Corporation (KESH), the largest producer of hydroelectricity in the region will begin the implementation of...

International Experts Test Albania’s Ecotourism Packages

International Experts Test Albania’s Ecotourism Packages

TIRANA, May 9 Seven international experts from Italy, France, Germany, Costa Rica, and Croatia are testing Albania protected areas’ ecotourism package. The testing process started in the northwestern city of Shkodra. The ecotourism package focuses on the tourism potential of protected areas, biodiversity conservation, and...

Best Destinations for Winter Holidays in Albania

Best Destinations for Winter Holidays in Albania

TIRANA, March 2 Albania is known for its warm Mediterranean climate and Albanians used to travel to neighboring Kosovo, Macedonia, or Montenegro for snow holidays even though there are several snow destinations in the southeastern and northern part of the county. During the last week...